South Cotswold Ramblers

 

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Tomorrow’s walk from Haresfield 17 January

11 Jan 2018

Graham advises that his walk’s estimated finish time is now 13:30.

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Lake District Zip Wire Proposal – Have your say!

03 Jan 2018

Just in case you are not aware –  There is a campaign to stop a proposal to string multiple zip wires across the Thirlmere valley in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Local Areas and Groups of the Ramblers have made objections, and now Ramblers GB has backed them up with a statement 4th Item…

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This Wednesday’s walk (10 Jan) from Sherston

01 Jan 2018

Brian and Sheelagh’s walk from Sherston (Pinkies through Pinkney 6m) will start from the Angel Hotel in the main High Street rather than from the Rattlebone Inn as advertised. If you arrive early you can treat yourself to a coffee from the hotel.

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This Wednesday’s walk from Upper Framilode

30 Dec 2017

The walk from Upper Framilode on Wed 3 Jan will start from The Ship Inn car park but I won’t know until the last minute whether the pub will be open or not. The paths needless to say are very muddy in places. Ann A

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Fruit Cake walk – plans from Richard

27 Dec 2017

Due to the pretty but difficult driving conditions, I think the prudent action would be to cancel today’s walk. Our walk on the 21st March will now be from Miserden and will be entitled ‘How long does fruit cake keep?’ Mr Google confirms that it is quite long lasting but is best thrown out when…

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Fruit Cake Walk – Wednesday 27 December – CANCELLED

26 Dec 2017

Richard has cancelled the Miserden walk due to snow affected travel conditions. 07:30  

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Come and walk with us this holiday time

22 Dec 2017

We invite you to try walking with us, the South Cotswold Ramblers, this holiday time during Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks.   Sat 6 Jan Into the Woods! Moderate 7m Start 10:00 Est finish 14:00 Haresfield Beacon, Standish Woods to Randwick. Terrain 3 Quite Hilly. Mixed terrain with some open fields and some dense woodland. Bring a snack. Leaders…

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Charity Christmas Concert

28 Nov 2017

Why not join us on Thursday 14th December at Holy Trinity Church, Stroud, near the Hospital. Tickets £8 or £5 concessions from The Door Shop, www.thedoor.org.uk/tickets or ring 01453 756745. A chance to get in the mood for Christmas, listen to some Christmas Music and support a worthwhile charity, The Door Youth Project. Starring local…

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Christmas Tree Festival

24 Nov 2017

Di putting the final touches to our tree in the Community Tree Festival at St Laurence Church Stroud. Please pop in and have a look. The Festival is open for viewing from 10.00am to 4.30pm next Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. From 9.30am to 8.30pm next Friday, Goodwill Evening, and 9.30pm next Saturday. It will…

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Walk Guide Books given away at AGM – still a few left

19 Nov 2017

Mike and Anne E gave a good number to other members at the AGM to help leaders in sussing out new walks. There are still a few left which might be in Mike’s and Anne’s cars on walks – do ask to see them! Mike  

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Elgar tickets now available

02 Nov 2017

A great concert programme by the Stroud Symphony Orchestra including Elgar’s famous violin concerto, premiered by Yehudi Menuhin and recorded by Nigel Kennedy in his conventional younger days. Also brooding Sibelius and a lively Wagner opening overture! Tickets now available from Mike at the AGM or by post (see Group Newsletter) or from the Sub…

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The Walking Partnership -Third Place!

01 Nov 2017

Our chairman Richard Davis writes, “I have received notice from Ramblers Holidays that in the last six months we have earned £410 under payments which they make for the Walking Partnership. You will no doubt remember that  these payments are made when our group members go away with Ramblers Holidays. When notifying us of the…

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